Management Of Change Ebook
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The proper management of change lies at the heart of any successful risk management program. It can be taken for granted that everyone associated with the design and operation of any industrial facility wants to do a good job - yet, in spite of their best intentions, accidents continue to happen: people get hurt, production is lost and the environment is polluted. All of these undesired events are caused by uncontrolled change. Someone, somewhere moved operating conditions outside their safe range without taking proper precautions.
This ebook describes the topic of Management of Change (MOC), and provides guidance as to how such a program can be implemented and maintained within the overall structure of an operational integrity management program.
Further information is available in Chapter 13 - Management of Change of the book Process Risk and Reliability Management.
This ebook provides a comprehensive overview of the topic of Management of Change (MOC). Using a worked example to do with a tank, two pumps and a pressure vessel, the ebook shows how to develop an eight-step program for managing change.
Section A - Initiator Request
Section B - First Review
Section C - Detailed Evaluation
Section D - Formal Approval
Section E - New Limits / Process Safety Update
Section F - Notification
Section G - Implementation
Section H - Follow-Up